Stories tagged: traffic
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018
When it comes to commuting, Spokane has the sec-fastest times in the state.
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018
City agrees to move driving speed feedback sign on Maple Street amid outcry from West Central neighborhood
The sign was installed at the end of last summer at a location two blocks north of where the neighborhood wanted it. After making several pleas to move the sign …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 8:20 p.m.
The work will be completed this fall to the Lower Crossing neighborhood, which has experienced washouts in recent years on the only road that leads to the small cluster of …
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 4:30 a.m.
Car tab fees would be used to pay for paving of dirt road to small, historic neighborhood near Kendall Yards
City officials and neighbors say paving a 900-foot stretch of dirt road is necessary due to the threat of uncontrollable fires and stormwater runoff. But a citizens board tasked with …
UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018, 2:41 p.m.
Spokane’s north-south freeway is one of nine highway projects featured in “Highway Boondoggles 4,” a report by the U.S. PIRG Education Fund and the Frontier Group issued in June.
Thu., June 28, 2018
Mrs. C.A. Russell of Spokane had a son, Private Robert Russell, serving in Fort Gibbons, Alaska. Through him, she learned that some 200 soldiers, stationed at isolated stations in the …
UPDATED: Mon., June 25, 2018, 9:25 p.m.
The Spokane City Council voted unanimously Monday night to offer an exemption from parking space requirements for some apartment complexes within city limits. The plan was pitched as a way …
UPDATED: Tue., June 19, 2018, 10:49 p.m.
Ticketing speeders in school zones has been a lucrative undertaking. Since 2016, the cameras have caught 21,500 drivers speeding past Longfellow and Finch elementary schools. The fines have generated $4 …
UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018, 6:21 p.m.
The world’s best golfers are crossing their fingers and hoping for luck as they head to Shinnecock Hills for the U.S. Open this week. It’s not the pin placements or …
UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018, 10:02 p.m.
Dominick Porquis, 25, and his wife, Alaina, 24, managed to avoid the traffic congestion, but they didn’t quite make it to the hospital before Alaina gave birth to the couple’s …
Mon., June 4, 2018, 5 a.m.
In 2007, Washington state Gov. Chris Gregoire signed a law that said cities, counties and other local governments and entities had to switch their vehicle fleets to run solely on …
Thu., May 24, 2018
Highways, border crossings and ferry docks in Washington are likely to clog with traffic for Memorial Day weekend – travelers, plan accordingly.
UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 11:17 p.m.
Downtown traffic will be a little dicey Saturday, as many streets will be temporarily closed for the annual Junior Lilac Parade. Construction near the Spokane Convention Center, which is hosting …
UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018, 7:36 p.m.
The results of the survey, which will be available through the end of May, are expected to inform the results of Spokane’s first parking study in more than seven years.
Mon., May 7, 2018
The first Monroe Street bridge, built by Spokane Cable Railway and partners, cost $42,000 and opened in 1889. Two other iterations followed, the last being the concrete bridge we see …
Sun., April 22, 2018, 9:34 p.m.
A large number of Chinese tourists have been killed and injured in a “major traffic accident” in North Korea, China’s foreign ministry said Monday.
Thu., March 29, 2018, 5 a.m.
Neighborhood residents have been asking the city to address speeding on residential roads after a new state law was passed giving local governments more authority to set speed limits. One …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 9:44 p.m.
The Spokane City Council has put pen-to-paper on the first portion of work along North Monroe Street to reduce traffic lanes from four to two. The city expects work to …
Thu., Jan. 11, 2018
Developer Harley Douglass is pursuing a different use for 50 acres of undeveloped land off North Indian Trail Road, according to paperwork filed last month with the Washington Court of …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 4:32 p.m.
A teenager is dead and a man is in jail after a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 90 in Coeur d’Alene on Friday night.
Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 6:11 p.m.
A driver was injured and a passenger killed after their car lost control and rolled off of Interstate 90 Friday morning.
Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 6 a.m.
A Spokane City Council proposal would double the number of traffic cameras to catch school-zone speeders.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 9:37 p.m.
The Spokane City Council will be asked to add an additional quarter of a million dollars to the two-year paving project that caused headaches for downtown businesses and pedestrians. The …
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 5 a.m.
The proposal, which has been tabled for this snow season, would have allowed the city to hire crews to clear trouble areas near schools and businesses. Officials also say they …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
A man was killed in downtown Spokane on Saturday after being run over by a vehicle in what appears to have been a parking accident, according to police.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
Susan L. Rogers, 74, was traveling northbound in a Volkswagen Beetle near milepost 478 around 1 p.m, when she lost control on the slick road and slid into the southbound …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 10:28 p.m.
A 20-year-old Silver Valley man suffered life-threatening injuries Thursday night after crashing into an RV business on Barker Road near the I-90 interchange.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 7:03 p.m.
Plows will roll sooner, and parking restrictions will change under a new snow plowing plan intended to avoid the issues of last year’s response. Chief among the changes is the …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
An SUV rolled through the intersection of Monroe Street and College Avenue at roughly 7:30 p.m. Sunday night to crash head-on into the plexi-glass exterior of the storefront opposite.
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 2:03 p.m.
Grand Teton National Park rangers are investigating a traffic accident that left four bison dead in northwest Wyoming.